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UNIQUE ID 693: M4A2 SHERMAN FIREFLY TANK

U.S. Army Ordnance Museum, Aberdeen Proving Ground, USA

(Location: Display Park)


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Unique ID: 693
Added to Database: December 2008
Last Edited: 4 December 2010
Type (ID): Sherman Firefly (1400)
Model (ID): M4A2 Sherman Firefly (1403)
Location Category (ID): U.S. Army Ordnance Museum (70050)
Location (ID): Display Park (70060)
Serial Number: 1405 (source: J. DeMarco via N. Baumgardner).
Registration: 3065484 (source: J. DeMarco via N. Baumgardner).
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Location History:
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1: American Locomotive Company, Schenectady, Schenectady County, New York, USA (First hull built – September 1942)
2: U.S. Army Ordnance Museum, Aberdeen Proving Ground, Harford County, Maryland, USA (Current location)


Text in original Preserved American Tanks publication:

[No entry]

Text in Preserved American Tanks Update:

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Text in original Preserved Tanks In USA publication:

This appears to be a standard early-production M4A2 hull (with direct-vision slots) fitted with a Firefly turret, rather than a factory conversion. It was the first M4A2 hull built by American Locomotive (source: J. DeMarco via N. Baumgardner).


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July 1983

Front left view
1: Front left view

Taken: 9 July 1983
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 936
Added: 13 December 2008
Filename: Scan_Fir...
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Front right view
2: Front right view

Taken: 9 July 1983
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 937
Added: 13 December 2008
Filename: Scan_Fir...
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Left view
3: Left view

Taken: 9 July 1983
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 938
Added: 13 December 2008
Filename: Scan_Fir...
Views: 257
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Right view
4: Right view

Taken: 9 July 1983
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 939
Added: 13 December 2008
Filename: Scan_Fir...
Views: 176
Select/Has Priority: 21/0